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COVID-19 Update: County health centers and Missouri Department of Corrections report on number of COVID cases

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases at the Western Missouri Correctional Center of Cameron. There are 21 cumulative offender cases, which is up five from Thursday, September 24th. Eighteen of the cases are active, and three have recovered. There are 29 cases among staff at the correctional […]

Missouri Farm Bureau

Missouri Farm Bureau awards mini-grants to teachers

The Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture awarded ten $250 classroom min-grants and seven $500 grade level grants to allow teachers accurate materials to help connect students to agriculture. Several mini-grants were awarded to Livingston County recipients. Grade level grant recipients included Linda Hauck, Rebecca Lewis, Kari Snyder, and Shelby Ward as well as Andrea […]

Students transplant Marigolds

First-grade students from Dewey School attend Litton Agriculture Campus

First-grade students from Dewey Elementary School recently attended the Litton Agriculture Campus and learned about plants in class and got their hands dirty. The outing was made possible by the Litton Crusaders program sponsored by the Jerry Litton Family Memorial Foundation. Students got the opportunity walk around the farm, then take back to school the […]

Dewey Elementary School students take field trip to Indian Creek Lake

Dewey Elementary School students take field trip to Indian Creek Lake

First-grade students from Dewey Elementary school recently attended an educational trip to Indian Creek Lake. While at Indian Creek the students participated in seven different learning stations which included water invertebrates, Predator/Prey book and game, Nature Scavenger Hunt on a trail, learning about parts of a plant with the Litton Crusaders, checking out the fishing […]

Dewey Elementary School students learn about baby pigs

Students from Dewey Elementary Kindergarten and first-grade classes had a hands-on learning with baby pigs in the classroom. The Litton Crusaders and the Livingston County Farm Bureau made this visit possible as part of the “Thank A Farmer” program. The students learned about habitats and animals with assistance from the Litton Crusaders program. The students […]

Dewey Elementary students at Chillicothe take field trip to Indian Creek Lake

Dewey Elementary students at Chillicothe take field trip to Indian Creek Lake

First-grade students from Dewey Elementary school got to go on an educational trip to Indian Creek Lake. While at Indian Creek the students got to participate in seven different learning stations including water invertebrates, Predator/Prey book, and game, Nature Scavenger Hunt on a trail, learning about parts of a plant with the Litton Crusaders, checking […]

Dewey Elementary students at Chillicothe enjoy hands-on experience with baby pig

Students from Dewey Elementary kindergarten and first-grade classes were having a hands-on learning experience on February 10, 2017. The Litton Crusaders and the Livingston County Farm Bureau made this visit possible as part of the Thank A Farmer program. The students were learning about habitats and animals with assistance from the Litton Crusaders program. The […]